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Cleveland Ave. and Ohio St. chimeras

The birth rate of suckers “born every minute” seems at times to keep pace with their rising desperation to find reasonable rent. Recently, at Twiggs Coffee House on Park Boulevard in University Heights, conversations have ...

Have a fraud or environmental complaint?

If you call the city attorney’s hotline, 619-533-5600, a recorded message tells you that if you have an environmental complaint, call Nuisance Abatement. Huh? If you have a consumer fraud complaint, you are told to ...

July 12, 2018
Three sonnets by Edward Dowden

In July Why do I make no poems? Good my friend Now is there silence through the summer woods, In whose green depths and lawny solitudes The light is dreaming; voicings clear ascend Now from ...

July 12, 2018
If La Jolla had a Cheers

Welcome to Mat Kulaaxuuy — Land of Holes. ’Course, you may know it as “La Jolla.” But to the Kumeyaay, always and still, Mat Kulaaxuuy’s the name. Mat means “land,” Kulaaxuuy means “holes.” Ergo, Land ...

July 12, 2018
Why Brahms burned his letters

I recently read Simon Callow’s excellent biography of Richard Wagner. Now, to be fair, I’m reading a biography of Johannes Brahms by Jan Swafford. As in music, in biography these two are opposed. We have ...

July 12, 2018
July 5 Sudoku Contenders

Elliot Rosenberg, La Jolla, 24. Isabella Bosch-Sorensen, San Diego, 21. Randy Paddock, San Diego, 21. Sheila Brown, Golden Hill, 20. Joe Steinbach, San Diego, 20. Greg Chauncey, La Jolla, 19. Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 19. ...

July 12, 2018
Swedish fish and the Oregon Trail

Normally, the lead photo art corresponds with the lead review, but protocol be damned when you hook a whopper like this: a candid shot of Ingmar Bergman posing with Spielberg’s toy shark, Bruce. To commemorate ...

July 12, 2018
July 5 Brainstorm Contenders

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 23. (winner!) John Strauch, San Diego, 8. Randy Paddock, San Diego, 7. K.J. Rayner, San Diego, 7. Johanna Barry, Pine Valley, 6. Robert Ott, Mira Mesa, 6. John Canepa, Del Cerro, ...

July 12, 2018
July 5 Crossword Contenders

Joseph Ciprian, San Diego, 22. Ron Meyer, Santee, 20. Martin Soblick, Del Mar, 20. Dennis Butterworth, San Diego, 19. (winner!) Maria Coda, Oceanside, 19. Richard Hutchings, Santee, 19. Thomas McVeagh, Lakeside, 19. Evelyn Bowser, San ...

July 12, 2018
Tom Metzger has moved to San Jacinto

“Do you know who founded Fallbrook?” organizer Ricardo Favela blurted out on a bullhorn in front of about 60 fellow protestors in a late afternoon rally Monday, July 9. “Reche,” said one who knew the ...

Re-imagining cinema soundtracks

Although they’re usually considered a quintessential NYC art-rock band specializing in re-imagining cinema soundtracks, Morricone Youth actually has roots in mostly long-gone San Diego groups such as Rust, Creedle, aMiniature, Crash Worship, and one of ...

July 12, 2018
Scum suckers gotta get paid

Ramona Mainstage owner Orrin Day has bitten the bullet and says he has agreed to pay some $3000 annually to music licensing groups he has called “scum suckers” in the past. “You can’t get away ...

July 12, 2018
Huge, gritty garage rock

Lilyhammer was a Netflix series about an American mobster who chose Norway when he entered the witness protection program. There, the mobster (played by Steven Van Zandt of The Sopranos and E Street Band fame) ...

July 12, 2018
Daneen Wilburn's reentry into the music world

“This is what I was born to do,” says vocalist Daneen Wilburn, about her reentry into the music world after dropping out for more than 20 years to raise a family. “It’s more than just ...

July 12, 2018
Scum bags stole his amps

When Rice Enright plays solo for wedding or corporate gigs he plays guitar. But when he plays as a “hired hand” for reggae bands J.a.m. Kwest or Gentle Giants, or for tribute bands like Fake ...

July 12, 2018
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